Demystifying 11 japanese jargons from tps lean

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Slides from my talk at Agile Goa, 2013 where I spoke about the roots of agile and how many of the practices that we use in Lean/ Agile Software development have evolved from Toyota Production Systems.

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Demystifying 11 japanese jargons from tps lean

  1. 1. - Nitin Ramrakhyani Director – Products, Digite Inc. Goa, India. 21-22 Sep, 2013
  2. 2. 1. 自働化 2. 看板 3. 行灯 4. ポカヨケ 5. 現地現物 6. 無駄 7. 斑 8. 無理 9. 改善 10. 整理 11. 整頓
  3. 3.  LeanVocabulary :- 11+ Japanese terms from Toyota Production Systems(TPS) / Lean.  11+ new ideas/ tools – the weapons of mass destruction/ production lean improvement.  Applicable in Software/ other domains.  A better perspective of Lean/Agile
  4. 4. Source :- http://www.startwithwhy.com We’ll try to reach here today!
  5. 5. Let’s take a virtual trip to Japan and delve into a little bit of history…..
  6. 6. SakichiToyoda (1867-1930), King of Japanese Inventors
  7. 7. TheType-GToyoda Automatic Loom, the world's first automatic loom with a non-stop shuttle- change motion. Invented in 1924.This loom automatically stopped when it detected a problem such as thread breakage.
  8. 8. “jido” – automation, Automation with a human touch or intelligence.
  9. 9. Detect deviation Stop the line Notify/ Alert Fix the problem Identify the root cause Improve
  10. 10.  Behavior Driven Development ( BDD)  Test Driven Development  BuildAutomation  Continuous Integration  Continuous Deployment
  11. 11. Henry Ford (1863-1947). Founder of Ford Motors
  12. 12. Ford ModelT - 1908
  13. 13. KiichiroToyoda (1894-1952), establishedToyota Motor Co.
  14. 14. Build only what is needed, when it is needed, and in the amount needed.
  15. 15. Won’t it be cool if we delivered features to our customers this way? Img source: - http://procarecms.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/pizza.jpg
  16. 16. Taiichi Ohno (1912-1990), considered Father ofToyota Production Systems
  17. 17. W. Edward Deming (1900-1993). Statistician,Author, Lecturer & Consultant, Author of ‘Out of the Crisis’
  18. 18. Implement “Pull” in your process
  19. 19. Source : http://andon-display.com  Andons are used to visually signal an abnormal situation.
  20. 20. Source : http://www.targetprocess.com/blog/category/tool
  21. 21.  to avoid (yokeru) inadvertent errors (poka)  Mistake proofing or fool-proofing.  Its purpose is to eliminate product defects by preventing, correcting, or drawing attention to human errors as they occur
  22. 22. Source : http://www.agilecoach.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/toyota-way-handout.pdf
  23. 23. 1. Build Quality In, Automate,Autonomate ( Jidoka) 2. Build only what is needed, when it is needed, and in the amount needed ( Just-in-time) 3. Create continuous flow ( Continuous Flow) 4. EliminateWastes, remove non-value adding steps ( Muda) 5. Reduce unevenness (Mura), overloading (Muri) 6. Enable “pull” in the system, limit “work-in-progress”. (Kanban) 7. Use visual signals to highlight problems. ( Andon) 8. Mistake proof the system ( Pokayoke) 9. StandardizeWork ( 5S- SEIRI,SEITON,SEISON,SEIKETSU, SHITSUKE) 10. Get your hands dirty!( Genchi Gembutsu) 11. Keep learning ! ( Kaizen)
  24. 24.  TheToyotaWay, Jeffrey Liker  TheToyotaWay Fieldbook,Jeffrey Liker and David Meier  The Birth of Lean,Takahiro Fujimoto,Koichi Shimokawa  www.Wikipedia.org  http://www.infoq.com/interviews/TPS-roots-of-agile  http://www.toyota-global.com  www.InfoQ.com  Lean Software Development, Mary andTom Poppendieck
  25. 25. Reach me at :-  nitinr30@gmail.com  @nitinr30/ @productician  http://nitin-ramrakhyani.com

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